US woman who grinned in mugshot jailed over fatal crash

A Florida woman who grinned in her police mugshot after killing a woman while driving intoxicated has been sentenced to 11 years jail.
Angenette Marie Welk pleaded guilty to the DUI crash that killed 60-year-old Sandra Clarkson in Marion County in 2018.
The 45-year-old made headlines after she smiled happily in her mugshot following the crash on May 10.

Her smile turned to sorrow as she cried when the judge read out her sentence on Thursday.
'I am truly, truly sorry. If I could change spots with your mother, I would in a heartbeat,' Welk said to the victim's family according to Fox News.
She was charged after causing a chain reaction crash that pushed the victim's car under a truck when she failed to stop for a red light.
Shiyanne Kroll, 18, was driving with her mother Sandra Clarkson in the passenger seat at the time.
Days after the crash Ms Clarkson, 60, died from her injuries.
At the time of Welk's arrest, Ms Clarkson's youngest daughter told News 6 WKMG she was 'disgusted' by the police picture that showed the accused smiling.
'That disgusts me and that means she has no remorse for what she did at all and I hope that judge sees that picture and says the same thing.'

The teenager also revealed she knew almost instantly that her mother had been badly injured and in the moments after the crash the 60-year-old was 'gasping for air, but her eyes were still open'.
After her charges were updated Welk handed herself in to police.
In a second mugshot taken at the weekend the 44-year-old looked stoney-faced as she stared at the camera.
Welk was initially charged with DUI, DUI with property damage and DUI with great bodily harm. However her charge was upgraded to manslaughter after Ms Clarkson's death.
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